June 24, 2019 – (Becket, MA) Jacob’s Pillow presents the world premiere of Pillow-commissioned POWER, Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group’s new evening-length work, July 10-14 in the Doris Duke Theatre. Imagining what Black Shaker worship may have looked like, POWER was developed through two residencies at the Pillow Lab and Berkshire-based Hancock Shaker Village. It is preceded by …they stood shaking, while others began to shout, a site-based roving performance at the Village’s Round Stone Barn and 1910 Barn on Saturday, July 6 at 2pm.
“Reggie Wilson’s newest work POWER is the product of Berkshire-based research and development and we’re thrilled to present the world premiere. Wilson’s nuanced lens into the physicality of
spirituality is unmatched,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
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